The true costs of research and publishing
Times Higher Education (THE)
Kathryn M. Rudy considers the huge expenses of doing scholarly work in her field of art history
"In academia, as everybody knows, it’s publish or perish. But it turns out that it’s also publish and perish: publishing, at least in my field of art history, leads to poverty." A must-read article
“The true costs of research and publishing” - a simply scandalous list of the costs of research for
“The more I publish, the poorer I am” –
considers the huge expenses of doing scholarly work in her field of art history
. This message is very important and needs to be shouted from the roof tops: The true costs of research and publishing
“The more successful I am, the poorer I get.”
on the real costs of research and publishing
Academic success in art history seems to be designed for the wealthy. Institutions should rethink their purpose. At least they MUST make images available for free as they can never have enough in-house expertise to fully research all of their holdings #OA
Dr Elizabeth Gadd
This is an absolute shocker. Pity the likes of Kathryn Rudy when they have to pay another £10k to have their works published as OA for REF 2028. “The true costs of research and publishing” | Times Higher Education
lays bare the true costs of #research & #publishing in the #humanities #ArtHistory "Image-holding institutions should rethink their purpose. They can never have enough in-house expertise to fully research all of their holdings"
WHO PAYS? "The true costs of research and publishing"
about the personal cost to an art historian accessing images. But institutions hosting treasures are also underfunded & the cost of digitisation & digital preservation is significant. No winners here.
Albert S. Fu
"Paradoxically, the more successful I am, the poorer I get"
Jose Afonso Furtado
The true costs of research and publishing, by Kathryn M. Rudy